Holly Beach City, New Jersey

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Holly Beach City was a borough that existed in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States, from 1885 to 1912.

The municipality was first formed as Holly Beach, which was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 14, 1885, from portions of Lower Township, based on the results of a referendum held on March 31, 1885. The borough was reincorporated on April 1, 1890, based on a referendum held the previous day.[1]

The borough was reincorporated as Holly Beach City on May 4, 1897.[1]

On January 1, 1912, the area was included as part of the newly created Wildwood city, and the borough was dissolved.[1]

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 114.
  2. ^ Staff. "Obituary Notes", The New York Times, June 21, 1894. Accessed May 29, 2017. "Assemblyman Charles L. Walters of the Second Assembly District of Monmouth County died yesterday afternoon at his home, in Seabright, N.J., aged thirty-four years.... He moved to Holly Beach, where he was elected a member of the Town Council in 1884."

Coordinates: 38°59′45″N 74°49′39″W / 38.9957°N 74.8275°W / 38.9957; -74.8275